That something unexpected was a tumor the size of a grapefruit in his chest.
But the reasoning only made sense if the tumor grew in a linear, predictable way.
I had a scan at 7:30 in the morning, and it clearly showed a tumor on my pancreas.
In 1977, she discovered a tumor, one which could have left her paralyzed.
If a mutation makes a single cell deaf to the needs of its body, it can develop into a tumor.
On auscultation a blowing murmur may, in some instances, be heard over the tumor.
If the tumor is large, more than one incision may be necessary.
Percussion yields a sound of muffled resonance, due to the tubular nature of the tumor.
The name of a syphilitic swelling or tumor is gumma (plural, gummata).
And in the parotitis, or mumps, the breasts of women swell, when the tumor of the parotitis subsides.
tumor tu·mor (tōō'mər, tyōō'-)
An abnormal growth of tissue resulting from uncontrolled, progressive multiplication of cells and serving no physiological function; a neoplasm.
A swollen part; a swelling.
The stomach: eliminating the protruding tummy
[1869+; fr a childish pronunciation of stomach]